Ann Skelley
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Obituary of Ann Skelley

Skelley, Ann, M. nee:Cavaliere, 85, on Monday April 10, 2017. Ann was a lifelong resident of Fort Lee, where her family was awarded Pioneer Family of the 1800s. Ann was a teacher at Fort Lee Schools 1 & 4 and developed and implemented the Gifted and Talented Program for the district. She also served as President of the Fort Lee Education Association. Ann served as Cuririculum Coordinator at the Gifted Child Society in Glen Rock and was a founding member of the Bergen County Consortium for Teachers of the Gifted. She was a trustee of the Fort Lee Free Public Library for 28 years and served as president for 14 years. Ann is a life member of the Fort Lee Trustees, as well as a member and past president of the NJ Library Trustee Association. Ann was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Skelley. Devoted mother of Beth Ann Klehammer, Denise Thomas, Linda McCue and Chris Skelley. Adored grandmother of Charlie, Thomas, Tyler, Lauren, Hunter, Dylan and Taylor. Adored great grandmother of Nathaniel. Cherished sister of the late Etta DeVivo and late Thomas Cavaliere. The family will receive their friends on Thursday from 7-9pm and Friday from 2- 4 pm & 7-9pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will leave Saturday at 10:30 AM for the celebration of her funeral mass in Madonna R.C. Church On The Hill at 11:00 AM. For condolences, directions, or information (201) 944-0100 or